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Game of the Century: #2 Houston upsets #1 UCLA

Today in 1968, the University of Houston beat UCLA in the Game of the Century, 71-69. 52,693 people were in the Astrodome to see...

The Hype Before The Game of the Century

Guy V. Lewis started talking about it almost as soon as the Astrodome had opened in 1965. By early the following year, he convinced...

20 years after 100-6, the Cougars dismantle Tulsa again

Today in 1988, the University of Houston football team beat Tulsa in the Astrodome, 82-28. It was the most points scored by an SWC...

Tulsa’s defense, special teams, Keenum, fast starts, cheerleaders

  Tulsa has lost three close games (Ohio State was up just 7 until the final 3+ minutes when they scored twice). They also have...

Today in 1976, Houston Debuted In The SWC

  On September 11, 1976, the University of Houston arrived on the big stage. Bill Yeoman and his Cougar football team were in Waco for the...

Coogs get 1st win in the Astrodome

    On this day in 1965, the Houston Cougars beat Cincinnati, 21-6, to get their first-ever win in the Astrodome. The Coogs had been shutout...

Cougars Win! Early 70s UH Promotional Video

This is an early 70s promotional film that would likely have been sent to high schools. It focuses on the UH campus, great athletes...

Video Highlights: 1965 Means Grass In The Dome & The Veer

  The invention of the Veer was one of Bill Yeoman's lasting marks on college football. In 1965, Yeoman rolled out his Veer midway through...

Wazzu & Mike Leach: By The Numbers

  Welcome back, Mike: This is the second meeting all-time between UH and Mike Leach. The first game was a decade ago in week 3...

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Cougars struggle to get it together in AAC Championship

Just some random thoughts from the Cincinnati game:   In the championship game era, the Cougars have gone 8-0 in the conference twice (C-USA 2011,...

Film study: Coogs have to overcome two shutdown corners

Friday, we wrote about Cincinnati's imposing DL https://gocoogs.com/cincinnati-dl/   Much like Houston, Cincinnati's defense goes through the linebackers. Dana Holgorsen said this week that both teams have...

Film study: Cincinnati’s defensive linemen are no joke

Houston and Cincinnati both play elite defense. On Thursday in an interview on ESPNU Radio, Dana Holgorsen said both teams are similar in many...

1989 box scores and Andre Ware’s season stats

These are newspaper box scores, individual stats, and specifically, Andre Ware's stats and NCAA records from the University of Houston's 1989 football season. Andre...

Andre Ware wins the Heisman Trophy

See every box score and game-by-game stats from Andre Ware's 1989 Heisman Trophy winning season.   Today in 1989, the University of Houston's Andre Ware...